How Fleets Can Combat Rising Commercial Auto Insurance Rates

Commercial auto insurance rates are on the rise. In the auto liability line, the Insurance Journal reports that rates could increase by as much as 10 percent this year. What's behind the higher prices? In a nutshell, the number of crashes has gone up. The severity of injuries has gone up. And the medical costs [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Blog|

Transportation Risk Management: Three New Developments

From natural disasters to technological advancements, new developments are changing the face of transportation safety. To protect both your employees and your bottom line, learn more about the changes—both beneficial and detrimental—affecting transportation today. Worsening Weather An increase in extreme weather events can cause problems for transportation safety. The Actuaries Climate Index monitors extreme weather [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Blog|

How Moving Companies Can Promote Safe Driving at Work

If you want to control your business insurance loss ratios, safe driving is a great place to start. For companies with fleets, accidents can result in significant property and liability claims. By educating your drivers, you can improve employee morale, customer satisfaction and driving down insurance loss ratios – all in one effort. Where to [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Blog|

Trade Credit Insurance: Who Needs it and How Does it Work?

Imagine this scenario … Your company has provided its usual stellar services to a good customer you trust, and you’ve given that company an extended payment deadline. But the payment date comes and goes and no payment shows up. So your accounting department sends out a past due notice, and then another, and yet another. [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Blog|

Moving Companies: Two Ways to Move Millennials

When it comes to moving, millennials just may be the next big thing. Not only do millennials represent 25% of the U.S., they also wield more than $200 billion in buying power (source). And to think… many of them haven’t even graduated yet. So how can you reach the millennials in your neighborhood? How does [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Moving Industry Risk Management: Is Post-Accident Drug Testing Effective?

Substance abuse in the workplace is a serious and growing challenge for employers already struggling to maintain a healthy workforce and keep costs down. The legalization of marijuana and the explosive growth of opioid and synthetic drug use in recent years are only compounding the problem. And it’s a crisis that can hit employers in [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Blog|

Moving Insurance Update: New Trucking Legislation

Regulatory reform is in the air where trucking is concerned. Earlier this month, the United States House and Senate passed a five-year FAST Act bill of over $3 billion in surface transportation funding, which President Obama is preparing to sign. Ready for the highlights? Most importantly, the bill called for inaccurate carrier scores to be [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Blog|

Inspiring the Millennial Workforce: What Moving & Storage Managers Need to Know

It's not always easy for moving and storage facilities leaders to know how to manage millennials. Today’s youngest workers distrust bureaucracy. They distrust hierarchy. And if they see you as an extension of those ideas, they probably distrust you, too. That said, millennials are entering the workforce en masse - they currently represent a third [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Blog|

Is your self-storage or moving business an easy mark for cyber criminals?

The number of data breaches in the U.S. hit an all-time high in 2014 according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Tens of millions of U.S. citizens have had their private information compromised through attacks on retail giants, healthcare companies, and even the federal government. If you run a self-storage or moving business, you [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Blog|

Logistics Insurance News Watch: Weak Links in the Supply Chain

Is it possible to overestimate the importance of the supply chain? The economy hinges on it. It keeps grocery markets full and department stores stocked. In many ways, it makes the world go round. Yet the supply chain is invisible to most eyes – as most working systems are; that is, until something breaks. So [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Blog|